1925-7 Practical Hints to Scientific Travellers
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Folding Plates, Publishers' Original Binding
The second, revised edition.
Covering all manner of exciting regions, such as the Philippines, the Netherlands, East Indies, Antarctica, Venezuela, Egypt, Angola, Eastern Congo, North Manchuria, Outer Manchuria and Austrian Littoral, and many more besides.
This work informs scientific travellers on the everyday things needed to travel, and customs and manners in the distant regions.
Volume I is illustrated with eight plates, II with six, III with five and one folding map, IV with eleven, and V with fourteen plates and six maps. Collated, complete.
In five volumes; lacking the sixth and final volume.
Edited by Hendrik A. Breouwer, a Dutch geologist.
From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice Back. Kenn Back was a British meteorologist with the British Antarctic survey for many years. He spent eight winters in the Antarctic and is a descendent of Captain George Back. In addition, he served as base commander at Halley, Faraday and Rothera stations. His library collection was built over decades and highlights his love of polar exploration.
In the publisher's original full cloth binding. Externally very smart; a little bumped to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Ownership bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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